Moms Stop the Harm (MSTH) offer Peer-led Holding Hope Support Groups to support, connect, and share without stigma. Parents, spouses, siblings, and friends whose loved ones, of all ages (including youth 12-24), who use or have used substances are welcome. Holding Hope groups provide the reassurance that you are not walking this journey alone. It’s a safe place to build your strength and resilience to support your loved ones. 

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA Kelowna) offers Family Navigation & Education to access resources and supports.The Family Navigator listens to your concerns, assesses your needs, and provides you with information services, education on mental health and substance use issues, education on self care/coping strategies and communication skills and helps you to access community based resources.

Both programs are available at no cost for caregivers across the Interior Health region who support youth who use or have used substances.


Resources for Families Affected by Substance Use

Resources for Families Affected by Substance Use.

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